Nau mai haere mai – Welcome to New Zealand’s most important historic site.
Gain a deeper understanding during a guided tour with one of our professional guides and enjoy a high quality cultural performance in our beautiful carved meeting house (Whare Runanga).
Explore the Treaty House and marvel at the scale of Ngatokimatawhaorua, one of the world’s largest carved war canoes (waka taua). Take time to wander through the beautiful grounds of the Waitangi estate, complete with extensive gardens, bush tracks, beaches, and fabulous views over the Bay of Islands and beyond.
To make the most of your visit you should to allow at least three hours for your Treaty Grounds experience.
The Best Bits
- Admission to the grounds
- Introductory Film
- Guided Tour
- Cultural Performance
- The Whare Runanga (Carved Maori House)
- Ceremonial waka Ngatokimatawhaorua
- Extensive park-like grounds with abundant native bird life, heritage gardens, trees, and mangrove boardwalk
- Stunning sea views of the Bay of Islands
2 – 3 hr Guided Tour and Cultural Show
We can arrange this experience once you are here.